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Podcast: Frank Beamer leaving, Bud Foster, UVA-Georgia Tech, ACC flubs Miami-Duke

The Chris Graham Show goes Coastal, breaking down a busy weekend in the ACC Coastal Division. Frank Beamer is retiring from Virginia Tech. Does long-time lieutenant Bud Foster take over? Also, breaking down UVA’s 27-21 upset of Georgia Tech, and the endgame fiasco involving Miami and Duke.


Party for two? Frank Beamer news makes season finale at UVA even more interesting

A large segment of UVA football fans have had Nov. 28 marked on their calendars as the final day of the six-year nightmare that has been the Mike London era. Whether or not it will be London’s last game mostly looking confused on the sidelines at Scott Stadium remains to be seen, but we now know that it will be the final game that Frank Beamer will coach in the state of Virginia.


Bud Foster: Next Virginia Tech football coach?

Frank Beamer announced today that he is retiring as the head football coach at Virginia Tech at the end of the 2015 season. For the longest time, the logical choice to succeed Beamer has seemed to be his long-time defensive coordinator, Bud Foster. But that logic has come into question as the years have gone on, to a point now where Foster is on the second tier of the lists of candidates for more than a few in the sports punditry.


Assessing Frank Beamer: The man who put Virginia Tech on the map

A whole generation of future engineers, agricultural scientists, business majors, writers and teachers grew up thinking that heaven was a home football fall Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. That is because of one man who by rights should have been fired after going 2-8-1 in 1992, his sixth season at Virginia Tech, and only got to stay on because then-athletics director Dave Braine saw something that nobody else did at the time.


Virginia Tech confirms Frank Beamer retirement

Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer announced Sunday his intention to retire upon the conclusion of the 2015 season. Beamer informed Virginia Tech officials, his players and coaches today.


Breaking: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer to announce retirement

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer is reportedly set to announce his retirement effective at the end of the 2015 season, according to published reports.


ACC Teleconference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Wednesday on the ACC coaches teleconference.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (3-5, 1-3 ACC) play at Boston College (3-5, 0-5 ACC) on Saturday.


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Podcast: How hot are the seats for Frank Beamer, Mike London?

Miami coach Al Golden was fired on Sunday with the ‘Canes at 4-3 in the 2015 season. How much more of a leash does Mike London get at UVA (2-5, 1-2 ACC), and what about Frank Beamer at Virginia Tech (3-5, 1-3 ACC)? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham breaks down the coaching carousel with Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., along with the latest on VMI, JMU and the 2015 World Series.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on the ACC football coaches teleconference on Wednesday. The Hokies (3-4, 1-2 ACC) host Duke (5-1, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday.


The hotter seat: UVA coach Mike London or Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer?

It has been assumed since the latter stages of the 2013 season that UVA and Mike London would eventually part ways, the only question being when athletics director Craig Littlepage would finally pull the trigger. Now we have to wonder if Virginia Tech and Frank Beamer might soon be parting ways themselves.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (3-4, 1-2 ACC) host Duke (5-1, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday in Blacksburg.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (3-3, 1-1 ACC) travel to Miami (3-2, 0-1 ACC) on Saturday.


Virginia State Police team up with Virginia Tech, UVA to launch Drive to Save Lives

With traffic deaths on Virginia highways on the increase for the first time in two years, the Virginia State Police is hoping a new collaborative campaign with two of the Commonwealth’s flagship universities will help bring much needed attention to the necessity for all Virginians to make traffic safety a priority.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on the ACC coaches teleconference on Wednesday.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer talks with the media on Monday. The Hokies (2-3, 0-1 ACC) host N.C. State (4-1, 0-1 ACC) on Friday night.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the media on the ACC coaches teleconference on Wednesday.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the media on Monday. The Hokies (2-2) host Pitt (2-1) in the teams’ ACC opener in Blacksburg on Saturday at noon.


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Podcast: Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450

Who could get the boot first – UVA football coach Mike London, or Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham answers that question and talks NFL and MLB pennant races with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on the ACC media teleconference on Wednesday. The Hokies (2-1) travel to East Carolina (1-2) on Saturday.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (2-1) travel to East Carolina (1-2) on Saturday.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Wednesday’s weekly ACC teleconference.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters. The Hokies (1-1) play at Purdue (1-1) on Saturday.